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What’s next for the Senate health care bill?

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) -- The unveiling of Senate Republicans’ “discussion draft” bill to replace Obamacare sets off a series of procedural events that will culminate in a vote, according to Senate Republican staffers.

First, the nonpartisan Congressional   ... Read More

Barack Obama: Senate proposal ‘is not a health care bill,’ is ‘a massive transfer of wealth’

(Photo by Michele Tantussi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) -- Former President Barack Obama came out against the Senate-produced health care bill on Thursday, calling it "a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in   ... Read More

Trump calls Russia election hack a ‘big Dem hoax’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to call Russian interference in the 2016 election a "big Dem hoax" and slammed the Democratic National Committee over how it dealt with the hacking of its email   ... Read More

DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could ‘take 50 seats’ in House

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The results of recent congressional elections suggest that Democrats could "take 50 seats" in the House of Representatives in 2018, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said on ABC's The View Thursday.

Perez   ... Read More

Four Republican senators announce opposition to current health care bill

US Senate(WASHINGTON) -- A quartet of Republican Senators released a statement on Thursday in opposition to the Republican-controlled Senate's health care bill.

Sens. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson and Mike Lee issued a joint statement following the release   ... Read More

Trump: ‘I did not make, and do not have’ Comey tapes

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Despite his tweet in the aftermath of James Comey's dismissal in May, President Donald Trump did not make and does not have tapes of his conversations with the former FBI director, he tweeted Thursday.

"With all   ... Read More

Lawmakers react to Senate GOP health care bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of their long-awaited health care bill Thursday, a part of their party's ongoing efforts to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act.

“A little negotiation, but it's going to be very   ... Read More

What’s inside the Senate GOP health care bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Seven weeks after the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act, Senate Republicans unveiled their version of the health care bill on Thursday.

Here's how the Senate bill differs from the one passed by the   ... Read More

Democrats’ disputes simmer after special election losses

US Congress(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats were left picking up the pieces after spending millions of dollars from the party’s war chest to back a young candidate in a traditionally red district outside Atlanta and pushing hard for their base of   ... Read More

Trump basks in GOP special election wins at Iowa rally

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday night held a campaign-style rally in Iowa, at which he congratulated the Republican winners of Tuesday's special elections in South Carolina and Georgia. He also sent his well   ... Read More

Ex-DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defends Obama handling of Russian meddling

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson defended the Obama administration’s decision to delay publicly commenting on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Wednesday.

"We have to carefully consider whether   ... Read More

Bloomberg says America should ‘get behind Trump’ because ‘the public has spoken’

Xinhua/Wang Ying via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said America should "get behind" President Trump because "the public has spoken - whether you like the results or not" during an appearance on ABC's   ... Read More

Scalise upgraded to ‘fair condition,’ beginning rehabilitation

US Congress(WASHINGTON) -- The condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been upgraded to fair, a week after he was shot while participating in a practice with members of the Republican congressional baseball team.

Scalise, R-La., has made   ... Read More

Trump traveling to Iowa for campaign-style rally

The White House(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will head to Iowa Wednesday for the first time since being sworn into office for a series of official events followed by a campaign-style rally.

Trump’s last trip to Iowa was in January   ... Read More

Handel to make Georgia history as its first GOP congresswoman

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- Republican Karen Handel, who won a special congressional election in Georgia on Tuesday to replace the vacated seat of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, will make history as the state's first GOP congresswoman.   ... Read More

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What’s next for the Senate health care bill?

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) -- The unveiling of Senate Republicans’ “discussion draft” bill to replace Obamacare sets off a series of procedural events that will culminate in a vote, according to Senate Republican staffers.

First, the nonpartisan Congressional   ... Read More

Barack Obama: Senate proposal ‘is not a health care bill,’ is ‘a massive transfer of wealth’

(Photo by Michele Tantussi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) -- Former President Barack Obama came out against the Senate-produced health care bill on Thursday, calling it "a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in   ... Read More

Trump calls Russia election hack a ‘big Dem hoax’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to call Russian interference in the 2016 election a "big Dem hoax" and slammed the Democratic National Committee over how it dealt with the hacking of its email   ... Read More

DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could ‘take 50 seats’ in House

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The results of recent congressional elections suggest that Democrats could "take 50 seats" in the House of Representatives in 2018, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said on ABC's The View Thursday.

Perez   ... Read More

Four Republican senators announce opposition to current health care bill

US Senate(WASHINGTON) -- A quartet of Republican Senators released a statement on Thursday in opposition to the Republican-controlled Senate's health care bill.

Sens. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson and Mike Lee issued a joint statement following the release   ... Read More

Trump: ‘I did not make, and do not have’ Comey tapes

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Despite his tweet in the aftermath of James Comey's dismissal in May, President Donald Trump did not make and does not have tapes of his conversations with the former FBI director, he tweeted Thursday.

"With all   ... Read More

Lawmakers react to Senate GOP health care bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of their long-awaited health care bill Thursday, a part of their party's ongoing efforts to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act.

“A little negotiation, but it's going to be very   ... Read More

What’s inside the Senate GOP health care bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Seven weeks after the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act, Senate Republicans unveiled their version of the health care bill on Thursday.

Here's how the Senate bill differs from the one passed by the   ... Read More

Democrats’ disputes simmer after special election losses

US Congress(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats were left picking up the pieces after spending millions of dollars from the party’s war chest to back a young candidate in a traditionally red district outside Atlanta and pushing hard for their base of   ... Read More

Trump basks in GOP special election wins at Iowa rally

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday night held a campaign-style rally in Iowa, at which he congratulated the Republican winners of Tuesday's special elections in South Carolina and Georgia. He also sent his well   ... Read More

Ex-DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defends Obama handling of Russian meddling

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson defended the Obama administration’s decision to delay publicly commenting on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Wednesday.

"We have to carefully consider whether   ... Read More

Bloomberg says America should ‘get behind Trump’ because ‘the public has spoken’

Xinhua/Wang Ying via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said America should "get behind" President Trump because "the public has spoken - whether you like the results or not" during an appearance on ABC's   ... Read More

Scalise upgraded to ‘fair condition,’ beginning rehabilitation

US Congress(WASHINGTON) -- The condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been upgraded to fair, a week after he was shot while participating in a practice with members of the Republican congressional baseball team.

Scalise, R-La., has made   ... Read More

Trump traveling to Iowa for campaign-style rally

The White House(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will head to Iowa Wednesday for the first time since being sworn into office for a series of official events followed by a campaign-style rally.

Trump’s last trip to Iowa was in January   ... Read More

Handel to make Georgia history as its first GOP congresswoman

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- Republican Karen Handel, who won a special congressional election in Georgia on Tuesday to replace the vacated seat of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, will make history as the state's first GOP congresswoman.   ... Read More

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